A Thursday report by the National Survey of Student Engagement said that college selectivity or competitiveness does not have a large effect on students’ academic experiences. PHOTO VIA COLLEGEDEGREES360

College selectivity does not correlate with academic experience, study finds

Students can have a strong academic experience at their college or university despite the selectivity ranking […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Bethany Saul, a May 2014 graduate from the College of Arts and Sciences, is hoping to make it to the weekend of Rhodes Scholarship interviews. PHOTO COURTESY OF BETHANY SAUL

Weather impedes recent grad’s Rhodes Scholarship interview plans

Boston University 2014 graduate Bethany Saul might be unable to get to New York on time […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Research released Monday by the Institute of International Education suggests that the number of students studying in foreign countries is at an all-time high. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Record highs for international student enrollment, study abroad

The number of international students in the United States and American students studying abroad is at […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
A Monday report by the National Center on Family Homelessness determined that 1 in 30 children nationwide are experiencing homelessness, an epidemic that has reached a historic high. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mass. ranks third best in addressing child homelessness

The National Center on Family Homelessness reported Monday that Massachusetts ranks third best in the nation […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
A Tuesday report by the National Student Clearinghouse examined the effects of the 2008 recession on six-year college completion rates and found a decline in the percent of students completing degrees started in 2008. PHOTO BY RODRIGO BONILLA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Report examines effects of 2008 recession on college completion rates

As a result of the Great Recession of 2008, the national six-year graduation completion rates for […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University students have options of where to go and what to do during Thanksgiving break. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU Students have options on, off campus on Thanksgiving Day

With Thanksgiving break right around the corner, Boston University students are returning home to celebrate with […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Cameras were installed along Commonwealth Avenue, Bay State Road and South Campus over the summer by the Boston University Police Department, which continues to enhance safety on campus and looks to increase student awareness of these efforts. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students unaware of cameras installed on campus

Despite efforts by the Boston University Police Department to inform the student body, students are ultimately […]

by and · November 20, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Boston University Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore and Chief Thomas G. Robbins of the BU Police Department hosted a Town Hall Safety Meeting Wednesday night at the College of General Studies to address student safety concerns on- and off-campus. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUPD addresses safety concerns at BU Town Hall meeting

Boston University’s Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore and members of the BU Police Department hosted a […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
In order to function more like a traditional restaurant, Late Nite Kitchen, at the Yawkey Center for Student Services at 100 Bay State Road, will fully implement a tipping system for its employees by the spring semester. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Late Night Kitchen to fully implement tipping system

In an effort to mirror operations of traditional restaurants, Late Night Kitchen at the Yawkey Center […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
For the second year, Boston University Dining Services will offer a Thanksgiving lunch at Marciano Commons for students unable to return home on Thanksgiving Day. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DFP FILE PHOTO

Thanksgiving meal for students unable to go home continues

In order to provide a traditional Thanksgiving meal for undergraduate students who are unable to return […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News